Murphy Library

COVID-19 Library Updates: Murphy Library is committed to providing library services and access to collections while maintaining safe practices. Learn more about our updated library services.

Regular Hours: September 8 - December 16

       Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.

       Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.

       Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

       Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving Recess: November 25 - November 29

       Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

       Thursday - Saturday: CLOSED

       Sunday: 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 a.m.

Finals Week: December 16 - December 22

       Wednesday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.

       Saturday: 7:30 a.m. - midnight

       Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m

       Monday: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m

       Tuesday: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m

December 23 – January 3

       Wednesday - Sunday: CLOSED

Fall 2020, Regular Hours: September 8 - December 16

Real-time web chat is available under "Ask Us" on the Murphy Library homepage.

       Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

       Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

       Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

There are more ways to connect with a librarian.

Thanksgiving recess: November 25 - 29

       Wednesday - Sunday: CLOSED

Finals week: December 17 - 22

       Thursday - Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

       Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

       Monday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

       Tuesday: CLOSED

Fall 2020: September 8 - December 16: 

      Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

      Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED 

In our commitment to public health and safety, we ask visitors to please call (608) 785-8511 or email ahead of your visit to schedule an appointment. Additionally, please wear face coverings inside our facilities and maintain proper physical distancing. 

General service updates:

  • Continued, limited services via email as possible. Please note that response times may be delayed due to high volume of requests.
  • Additional archival resources are available online at: Murphy Library Digital Collections.
  • Transfers of archival materials from the Wisconsin Historical Society and other Area Research Centers have been suspended for the fall 2020 semester and possibly beyond due to COVID-19.
  • Please note, SC/ARC is closed on holidays and maintains reduced hours during university break/intersession periods such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, January-term, spring break, and summer. 

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Coffee Shop Hours:

Closed until further notice.

 

Fall 2020

Tutoring hours vary depending upon subject. Please visit the Murphy Learning Center's schedule page to choose your subject and view available tutor times. This fall, most tutoring sessions will be via Collaborate Ultra or a limited number of face-to-face tutoring by appointment only. Check the individual subject areas in the MLC Canvas course for availability. The Writing Center and Public Speaking Center are both offering tutoring via appointment, as they always have done, both online and in person in the MLC.